|The Hunter and His Dying Steed - Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Hunter and His Dying Steed by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 15, 2015. Read in English by DomBombadil; Claudia Salto; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper and RLC. Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon, born Rosanna Eleanor Mullins, was a Canadian writer and poet. She was "one of the first English-Canadian writers to depict French Canada in a way that earned the praise of, and resulted...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; nature; horses; ballad
|Day and NIght - Rupert Brooke|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Day and NIght by Rupert Brooke. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 22, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Claudia Salto; DomBombadil; David Lawrence; bisbetica; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Maria Kasper and Winston Tharp. Rupert Brooke was both fair to see and winning in his ways. There was at the first contact both bloom and charm; and most of all there was life...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; romance; fantasy; dreams
|Das Lob der Narrheit - Desiderius Erasmus|
LibriVox recording of Das Lob der Narrheit by Desiderius Erasmus. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in German by Julia Niedermaier Hinter dem tollen Wirrwarr menschlichen Treibens, hinter den Mängeln, Schwächen, Fehlern und Untugenden sieht Erasmus die Thorheit als etwas nur Allzumenschliches an. Sie ist ihm dasjenige geistige Element, das dem Erdendasein überhaupt erst Reiz und Wert verleiht. Das Horazische Dulce est desipere in loco ist hier zu einem Prinzip der Weltanschauung erhoben und wird ...
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|Marion Fay - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold Marion Fay (1882) offers a pair of romances, each involving a match between one titled personage and one commoner. The misalliances lead to the typical strains between parental desires and romantic wishes of the young. The novel’s primary characters have such noble dispositions that Trollope was impelled to create several far more interesting minor characters who either threaten mayhem or provide amusing diversion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; victorian; social gulf
|Chronicles of Canada Volume 29 - The Day of Sir John Macdonald: A Chronicle of the First Prime Minister of the Dominion - Sir Joseph Pope|
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Canada Volume 29 - The Day of Sir John Macdonald: A Chronicle of the First Prime Minister of the Dominion by Sir Joseph Pope. Read in English by Marcelle Wheeler; Edward Kirkby; Scott Foster A biography of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. It was written by the man who served as Macdonald's private secretary from 1882 to 1891. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Canadian History; biography; Canada; confederation; sir john a. macdonald
|Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave - Isaac Mason|
LibriVox recording of Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave by Isaac Mason. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Isaac Mason was born into slavery. As a young man, he escaped to freedom and made a life for himself. An intelligent man, he gave lectures on his experiences and was later encouraged to publish them in book form. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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|A History of the Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco - Frank Aitken; Edward Hilton|
LibriVox recording of A History of the Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco by Frank Aitken; Edward Hilton. Read in English by Maria Kasper; Greg Giordano Early in the morning of Wednesday, April 18, 1906, the San Francisco area was shaken by a massive earthquake. Over the course of the next four days, fires spread through large swaths of the city, started by broken gas lines, fallen electrical wiring, and damaged chimneys...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; San Francisco; earthquakes; disasters; fires; 1906
|Sir Thomas More - Anthony Munday|
LibriVox dramatic reading of Sir Thomas More by Anthony Munday. Read in English by Elizabeth Klett; mb; David Nicol; David Lawrence; TriciaG; Arielle Lipshaw; TRUEBRIT; Ron Altman; ToddHW; Michele Eaton; alanmapstone; bala; Frances Brown; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Brett G. Hirsch; Greg Przywara; Steve Weir; Glenn O'Brien; ElleyKat; Kristin Gjerløw; KHand; russellhughes; Rapunzelina; Dr Speedbump; Elise C...
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|The Secret of Charlotte Brontë - Frederika Richardson Macdonald|
LibriVox recording of The Secret of Charlotte Brontë by Frederika Richardson Macdonald. Read in English by Lucretia B.; Bellona Times; Lynne Thompson; Anusha Iyer; kgon; Amy Gramour; MaryAnn; Lisa Chau Twenty years ago, now, I attempted (but was not especially successful in the task) to establish upon the personal knowledge that my own residence as a pupil in the historical Pensionnat in the Rue d'Isabelle, at Bruxelles gave me of the facts of Charlotte Brontë's relationships to Monsieur and ...
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|The Wonderful Visit - H. G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Visit by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Mary Bard An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Victorian society, as ‘angel’ and humans view each other with equal incomprehension. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recordin...
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|St. Rose of Lima: The Flower of the New World - Florence Mary Capes|
LibriVox recording of St. Rose of Lima: The Flower of the New World by Florence Mary Capes. Saint Rose of Lima, T.O.S.D. (April 20, 1586 – August 24, 1617), was a Spanish colonist in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe asceticism and her care of the needy of the city through her own private efforts. A lay member of the Dominican Order, she was the first person born in the Americas to be canonized by the Catholic Church...
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|The True Life Story of Swiftwater Bill Gates - Iola Beebe|
LibriVox recording of The True Life Story of Swiftwater Bill Gates by Iola Beebe. Read in English by Nick Bulka The life of American frontiersman, adventurer, and prospector "Swiftwater" Bill Gates as told by his mother in law. During the Klondike gold rush of the 1890's, Gates made and lost several fortunes. He once gave a dance house girl her weight in gold. His exploits in the Yukon are still talked about today...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Westerns; Alaska; gold rush; klondike; non-fiction/history
|Elsie's Children - Martha Finley|
LibriVox recording of Elsie's Children by Martha Finley. Read in English by David Lawrence; Anna Millard; Lynne Thompson; GabrielleC; AlaynaMay; Rachel; AnnaCasady; Jennifer Duval; Fiddlesticks; Richard Corfield; Esther ben Simonides; Grace Byrne and Bria Snow. This book continues the delightful "Elsie Dinsmore" series. Elsie's children, introduced in the previous volume, live life, grow up, and encounter various problems of their own...
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|From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian - Charles Alexander Eastman|
LibriVox recording of From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian by Charles Alexander Eastman. Read in English by Laura VictoriaFrom the Deep Woods to Civilization is the sequel to Indian Boyhood. Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa) gives his account of what it was like to transition from the ways of his Inidan life to that of the white man. His father, long thought dead, had converted to Christianity and wished the same for his son as well as receiving education in t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; american indian; ohiyesa; charles a. eastman
|Jill's Red Bag - Amy Le Feuvre|
LibriVox recording of Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre. Read in English by GabrielleC; Rachel; Esther ben Simonides; Adele de Pignerolles Jack and Jill, along with their little sister "Bumps", are two pickles. Their curious, wild ways are too much for their guardians. But when their older sister reluctantly employs a governess for them, their feet are turned toward the "Golden City." (Summary by GabrielleC) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; children; adventure; stories; action; governesses; make-believe
|Yellowstone National Park: Six Early Pieces - Various|
LibriVox recording of Yellowstone National Park: Six Early Pieces by Various. Read in English by David Wales Lost in the wilderness of The Yellowstone for over a month, nearly dying of starvation and wild animal attack, despairing of ever finding his way out. Here are six relatively unknown early pieces about the U.S.A.’s first national park. The first is a U.S. Geological booklet about initial exploration and Congress’s institution of the park...
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|Tales of the Fish Patrol - Jack London|
LibriVox recording of Tales of the Fish Patrol by Jack London. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Wildest among the fisher-folk may be accounted the Chinese shrimp-catchers. It is the habit of the shrimp to crawl along the bottom in vast armies till it reaches fresh water, when it turns about and crawls back again to the salt. And where the tide ebbs and flows, the Chinese sink great bag-nets to the bottom, with gaping mouths, into which the shrimp crawls and from which it is transferred to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fishermen; jack london; san francisco bay; ethnic conflict
|The Beauty and the Monster - Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis|
LibriVox recording of The Beauty and the Monster by Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis. Read in English by David Olson; Kristin Gjerløw; Haili; Mary Kay A French theatrical adaptation of the famous fairy tale, The Beauty and the Monster is a drama of three characters - Beauty (Sabina), the Beast (Phanor) and Beauty's best friend, Phedima (the third wheel). - Summary by Mary Kay For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B Audiobook, or othe...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; French; romance; fairy tale; Monster; Lovers; adaptation; Beauty and the Beast; Beast; two acts; spell; curses
|The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp - William Henry Davies|
LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp by William Henry Davies. Read in English by Expatriate The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp is an autobiography published in 1908 by the Welsh poet and writer W. H. Davies (1871–1940). A large part of the book's subject matter describes the way of life of the tramp in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States in the final decade of the 19th century...
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|Herrmann's Book of Magic - Alexander Herrmann|
LibriVox recording of Herrmann's Book of Magic by Alexander Herrmann. Read in English by A * L * E * X; bala; ASHoyer; Lynne Thompson; Availle; Greg Giordano; Mike Cantrell; KHand; Anna Simon; Ellie Harper Black Art Fully Exposed. A complete and practical guide to drawing-room and stage magic for professionals and amateurs, including a complete exposure of the black art. (Summary by Prof. Herrmann) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,...
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|The People of the Black Circle (version 2) - Robert E. Howard|
LibriVox recording of The People of the Black Circle (version 2) by Robert E. Howard. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "The People of the Black Circle" is one of the original novellas about Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard and first published in Weird Tales magazine in three parts over the September, October and November 1934 issues. Howard earned $250 for the publication of this story...
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|Oh! Where do the Fairies Hide Their Heads - Thomas Haynes Bayly|
LibriVox recording of Oh! Where do the Fairies Hide Their Heads by Thomas Haynes Bayly. Read in English by Biz Rasich; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Ezwa; Ian King; John Kellow; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper; RachClem; and Tyler Dobbert. Librivox volunteers bring you 12 readings of Oh! Where Do the Fairies Hide Their heads by Thomas Haynes Bayly. Oh! Where do the fairies hide their heads, When snow lies on the hills, When frost has spoiled their mossy beds, And crystalli...
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|Indian Summer - William Dean Howells|
LibriVox recording of Indian Summer (version 2) by William Dean Howells. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Set in Florence's Anglo-American colony in the late 19th century, this is a romantic story of a middle-aged man, returning to the scene of his first but disappointed love twenty years earlier. The doings of Americans abroad were staples of the fictions of Henry James and Edith Wharton, but Howells’s view is rather different...
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|A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl - Caroline French Benton|
LibriVox recording of A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl by Caroline French Benton . Read in English by ashleighjane; Rachel; JP4KJV ; Jill Engle; YZ; 2xRon; Ashley; Cecilia Hobbs ; Robin Cotter; Brielle Hepburn Join Margaret, a little girl who really wants to learn how to properly cook and bake everything from seafood to cake, as she sets out to make all the recipes she can find from her family, friends and the rest of the world around her...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; recipes; learning; cooking; baking; candy; desserts; recipe book; little girls; lunch; dinner; breakfast; informative; baked goods; meals
|The Portent - George MacDonald|
LibriVox recording of The Portent by George MacDonald. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Gemma L Myers; Mike Pelton; Larry Wilson; JustinJYN Overshadowed by the dark legend of the murderous rider of the horse with the loose shoe, Duncan Campbell sets out from his home in the Highlands to make his fortune in the world. When he finds the woman whose destiny is mingled with his, he must overcome first her indifference, then the malice of her family, then the forces of space and time...
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|Bible (KJV) Book 8: Ruth (Dramatic Reading) - King James Version (KJV)|
LibriVox recording of Bible (KJV) Book 8: Ruth (Dramatic Reading) by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by TriciaG; Beth Thomas; Rachel; Larry Wilson; Glenn O'Brien; Esther ben Simonides; E Snow; Adele de Pignerolles; DomBombadil The Book of Ruth in the Bible takes a new interpretation as it comes to life in this dramatic reading. Ruth, a young Moabitess whose husband dies, must make the decision to stay in her homeland or go with her mother-in-law Naomi back to Naomi’s homeland of Isr...
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|Romeo and Juliet (version 4) - William Shakespeare|
LibriVox recording of Romeo and Juliet (version 4) by William Shakespeare.Two households, both alike in dignity,In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.From forth the fatal loins of these two foesA pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;Whose misadventured piteous overthrowsDo with their death bury their parents' strife.(Summary from the Prologue)Cast:Narrator: Laurie Anne WaldenRomeo: mbJuliet: Beth ThomasNu...
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|Northanger Abbey (Dramatic Reading) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Northanger Abbey (Dramatic Reading) by Jane Austen. Northanger Abbey follows seventeen-year-old Gothic novel aficionado Catherine Morland and family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen as they visit Bath. It is Catherine's first visit there. She meets new friends, such as Isabella Thorpe, and goes to balls. Catherine finds herself pursued by Isabella's brother, the rough-mannered, slovenly John Thorpe, and by her real love interest, Henry Tilney...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire; romance; Mystery; Gothic; austen; Courtship; Bath; heroine; abbey
|Chronicles of Avonlea (Dramatic Reading) - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Avonlea (Dramatic Reading) by Lucy Maud Montgomery. In this first collection of stories following the characters from the "Anne of Green Gables" series, we see 12 vignettes into the lives of the other inhabitants of Avonlea. The case of Ludovic Speed as mentioned in "Anne of the Island" is finally detailed, along with another appearance by Anne Shirley herself in "The Courting of Prissy Strong"...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; fiction; romance; short stories; avonlea; Anne Shirley; anne of green gables
|The Dhammapada (Version 2) - Unknown|
LibriVox recording of The Dhammapada (Version 2) by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Mueller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant - A Collection of Verses Being One of the Canonical Books of the Buddhists Dhammapada means "The path of Dharma." The Pali word Dhamma corresponds to the Sankrit word Dharma. It is a collection of the teachings of the Buddha. These verses, compiled by Buddha's students in the years following his final Nirvana, were culled from various discourses given by the Buddha in t...
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|The American Egypt - Channing Arnold; Frederick J. Tabor Frost|
LibriVox recording of The American Egypt by Channing Arnold; Frederick J. Tabor Frost. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Arnold and Frost were English archaeologists who traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula and wrote "the first book ever written by Englishmen on Yucatan—that Egypt of the New World, where, it is now generally admitted, Central American Civilisation reached its apogee—and to be, for the present at least, the only Englishmen who can claim to have explored the uncivilised no...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Central America; archaeology; architecture; java; yucatan; mayans; buddist; indo-china
|The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad - Various|
LibriVox recording of The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad by Various. Read in English by David Wales Charles Dickens started and edited a magazine called All The Year Round, a weekly collection of articles on a wide variety of topics. An anonymous correspondent in 1868-69 sent in these seven articles about life in the far West of the United States. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, C...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nineteenth century; West; american far west; far west
|Balder Dead (Version 2) - Matthew Arnold|
LibriVox recording of Balder Dead by Matthew Arnold. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland. The poem begins with the beloved god Balder, thought to be invulnerable, dead at the hands of the inoffensive blind god Hoder, in a game. Loki, whose deceit brought about this catastrophe, is promptly punished with exile, and Odin, Balder's father, sponsors a heroic quest to rescue his son from the land of the dead...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; tragedy; norse mythology; poetry; epic poem
|The Shadow of Victory - Myrtle Reed|
LibriVox recording of The Shadow of Victory by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; KHand; Natalie Paula; MaryAnn; crystalarmeta; Jairus Amar; Tony Green This is another work by the author Myrtle Reed who is also the author of "The Spinster Bbook" and "Old Rose and Silver" and was a bestseller during 1903. (Summary by sidhu177) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B Audiobook or other formats (if available), please go to ...
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|The Bishop's Apron - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of The Bishop's Apron by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Lee Smalley "Canon Spratte saw himself as he thought others might see him: mediocre, pompous, self-assertive, verbose." Maugham could have added ambitious, hypocritical, and vain. In this engrossing social satire, Theodore Spratte, a cleric, motivated by an obsessive desire to be elevated to bishop, embellishes his family history and intrudes upon his son's and daughter's courtships...
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|The Intoxicated Ghost And Other Stories - Arlo Bates|
LibriVox recording of The Intoxicated Ghost And Other Stories by Arlo Bates. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. A charming collection of short stories, dealing with ghosts, magic, and other-worldly events that even the faint of heart will enjoy. 1. The Intoxicated Ghost - a woman tries to outsmart a ghost to save the family from financial ruin. 2. A Problem In Portraiture - can a man's portrait influence the man he becomes? 3...
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|Short Story Collection Vol. 060 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 060. Read in English. LibriVox readers bring you 20 short stories in various genres by authors including Edna Ferber, Charlotte Brontë, Stephan Crane, W. Somerset Maugham, Lord Dunsany, Saki and Honoré de Balzac. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B Audiobook, or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Whilomville Stories - Stephen Crane|
LibriVox recording of Whilomville Stories by Stephen Crane. Read in English by adramko; Lisa Reichert; fshort; Bill Boerst This collection consists of thirteen stories. The stories are set in the mythical town of Whilomville used by Stephen Crane for many of his best stories. They appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine between 1899 and 1900. The writing is crisp, the stories are poignant and funny (usually) and always tell us something about our quirky human nature...
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|The Vanished Messenger - E. Phillips Oppenheim|
LibriVox recording of The Vanished Messenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Read in English by Richard Kilmer A conference of European nations is being held in the Hague. England has not been invited to attend. Some think war is about to break out. Mr. John P. Dunster, an American, is traveling to the Hague with an important document that may prevent the outbreak of war when he mysteriously disappears after a train wreck in England...
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|Wilderness Ways - William J. Long|
LibriVox recording of Wilderness Ways by William J. Long. Read in English by Kangaroo692; JenMitchell; Nathan Yoder; Pazappy; laurencetrask Late nineteenth-century naturalist William J. Long invites us into the secret worlds of woodland animals in this, his second, fascinating book. Long's stories of the secret lives of woodland animals come from time he spent in the woods, observing the behaviors and characteristics of the wilderness inhabitants directly...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; caribou; woodland; wilderness; new brunswick; nature; hunting; snowshoes; mothers; calves; white-throats; birds; white-throated; sparrow; birding; bird feeding; mates; weasel; ermine; prey; predator; hare; rabbit; habitat; shelter; great horned owl; pine marten; Bubo Virginianus; rats; deer; hearing; sight; smell; frog; green frog; bullfrog; canoe; lily pads; eagle; bald eagle; fish-hawk; river; fishing; lynx; trails; squirrel; kittens; loons; fowl; nest; swimming; diving; lake
|How to Write a Novel - Anonymous|
LibriVox recording of How to Write a Novel by Anonymous. Read in English by Brett W. Downey. I address myself to the man or woman of talent—those people who have writing ability, but who need instruction in the manipulation of characters, the formation of plots, and a host of other points with which I shall deal hereafter. Although no school could turn out novelists to order there is yet enough common material in all art-work to be mapped out in a course of lessons...
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|A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
LibriVox recording of A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read in English by Elizabeth Klett A Little Princess is a classic of children's literature by the author of The Secret Garden. Seven-year-old Sara Crewe comes to London to attend Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies, where she must live apart from her adored father. Sara is a bright and imaginative child who is both loved (for her friendliness) and hated (for her father's wealth) at Miss Minchin's...
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|Education - Ellen G. White|
LibriVox recording of Education by Ellen G. White. Read in English by Aaron Weber; KHand; Tanica; Joseph Tabler; MattAnderson; Ramon Escamilla; Lynne Thompson Ellen White said that one of the most delicate tasks in life was working with youthful minds. Teaching should be varied which can make it possible for the 'high and noble powers of the mind' to have a chance to progress. Educators of youth should be gentle and loving and have self control...
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|The Memoirs of a White Elephant - Judith Gautier|
LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of a White Elephant by Judith Gautier. Read in English by Ed Humpal; Eileen Tipping; Kristin Gjerløw; Beth Thomas; Reeses118; Larry Wilson; Michele Fry; AliceSparkle "We are told by writers of antiquity that elephants have written sentences in Greek, and that one of them was even known to speak. There is, therefore, nothing unreasonable in the supposition that the White Elephant of this history, the famous "Iravata" so celebrated throughout Asia, should have w...
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|Atlantic Narratives, Modern Short Stories; Second Series - Various|
LibriVox recording of Atlantic Narratives, Modern Short Stories; Second Series by Various. Read in English by Arie; Natalie Paula; Mike Pelton; Michele Fry; Garess Espinosa; Roger Melin; Anusha Iyer; fshort; nomorejeffs; Jack Daniel; ScottReyonoldsVoice; Katharina Huang; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; MaryAnn; Lucretia B.; helenjjacobs; Jordan Heron; Piper Hale. This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern short sto...
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|The Declaration - Nathaniel Parker Willis|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Off The Declaration by Nathaniel Parker Willis. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 1, 2015. RRead in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Evan Zeiger; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn and Maria Kasper. Nathaniel Parker Willis is also known as N. P. Willis. He was an American author, poet and editor who worked with several notable American writers including Edgar Allan Poe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow...
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|Off Rough Point - Emma Lazarus|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Off Rough Point by Emma Lazarus. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 1, 2015. Read in English by elliot; Bruce Kachuk; DomBombadil; David Lawrence; Ezwa; fshort; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. Alan Brown; Joe Brenneman; RLC; John Sercel; Acevedo; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper and William George. Emma Lazarus was an American poet born in New York City...
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|The Adventures of Old Man Coyote - Thornton W. Burgess|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Old Man Coyote by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by John Lieder The Adventures of Old Man Coyote is another in the long list of children's books by conservationist Thornton W. Burgess. In this book, the residents of The Green Pasture and The Green Forest are concerned about a strange newcomer, Old Man Coyote. Old Many Coyote matches wits with Old Granny Fox and has encounters with Reddy Fox and Peter Rabbit, and a particularly sharp confrontation wi...
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|The Splendid Outcast - George Gibbs|
LibriVox recording of The Splendid Outcast by George Gibbs. Read in English by Tony Oliva_What else?_—What else had happened? Something to do with the remarkable likeness between himself and Harry? The likeness,—so strong that only their own mother had been able to tell them apart. Memory came to him with a rush. He remembered now what had happened in the darkness, what he had done. Taken Harry’s lieutenant’s uniform, giving the coward his own corporal’s outfit...
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|Clara A. Swain, M.D. - Mrs. Robert Hoskins|
LibriVox recording of Clara A. Swain, M.D. by Mrs. Robert Hoskins. Read in English by Larry Wilson This is a brief biography of Clara A. Swain, M.D. who is regarded as the "first Medical Missionary to the Women of the Orient." She graduated from the Woman's Medical College in Philadelphia and was sent out to India where she eventually came to be in the service of royalty. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; travel; religion; Christianity; India; medicine; missionary; evangelism; missions